Professor says expanded excavations at Pompeii come at the expense of vital information about one of the world's most dangerous volcanoes.
Residues of fat discovered on pottery near the ancient site may indicate sleds used to move the stones were greased with lard.
The famous "Bent" pyramid is now open for visitors for the first time since 1965.
Scientists used muon radiography to scan a 12 meter building hidden beneath the ground in the fortress of Naryn-Lala.
"I think it's appalling, is what it is," said the executive director of a local nonprofit.
The vessels—which are thought to be the graves of high-status individuals—could potentially date back to the Viking Age.
The palace site, known as Kemune, was until recently covered by water from a reservoir, according to archaeologists.
Researchers have studied the genomes of 10 individuals from the ancient port of Ashkelon.
The step pyramid where Djoser was buried was built over 4,600 years ago.
Remains belonging to one of the biggest birds that ever lived have been discovered in a cave in Crimea.
Researchers say their findings at the 'Ein Qashish site show open-air sites may have been more important to Neanderthals than previously thought.
Ancient geoglyphs appear to depict hermits, pelicans and a baby parrot, morphological study says.
The Celts were a widespread group of ancient peoples who first appeared in central Europe around 3,000 years ago.
At its peak, Çatalhöyük was home to up to 8,000 people.
The carvings were made on a strange formation within the crater known as the "Rain Snake" dyke.
The partially submerged city had three levels, with homes, tunnels and a place of worship within.
Humans have been cultivating the cannabis plant for thousands of years, but we know very little about when it was first used for its psychoactive properties.
The findings shed new light on the history of human migration in the region and the ancestry of the people who first settled the Americas.
Many tourists still come to Angkor Wat with an outdated, romanticized notion of a deserted ruin emerging from the mysterious jungle.
Many people think climate change caused Classic Maya civilization to collapse abruptly around 900 A.D. An archaeologist says that view is too simplistic and misses the bigger point.
A joint German/Egyptian excavation team has recovered relics and the remnants of a temple in Cairo.
The woman was shot not once, not twice—but four times.
The skeletons were found at a burial site where rituals are believed to have taken place.
The artifact describes several kings mentioned in the Christian bible.
Researchers think the woman's burial position shows that the people of the time performed burial procedures.
We found evidence of hominin settlement in the Sudanese Red Sea area in the form of stone artifacts that suggests this region was a key early dispersal corridor—and possibly the first.
"The finding of these sites extends by several millennia the history of human occupation of southwestern Amazonia," José Capriles said.
The Neanderthal tooth was found alongside a cave bear bone that may have been carved for a symbolic purpose.
The tomb contained the bodies of adults and children stored across multiple burial chambers.